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2011-08-29 05:32:07 PM
I thought the finale was perfect.
 
2011-08-29 05:32:08 PM
Haha +1 subs.
 
2011-08-29 05:32:16 PM
iruntheinternet.com
 
2011-08-29 05:33:01 PM

Casey Anthony: I thought the finale was perfect.


Hmm. An ending that pisses off everyone but 10 or 12 people? Yeah, you would like that type of ending, wouldn't you.
 
2011-08-29 05:33:28 PM
best headline about this

Casey Anthony: I thought the finale was perfect.


stop smoking crack
 
2011-08-29 05:36:26 PM

acaciaavenue: Hmm. An ending that pisses off everyone but 10 or 12 people? Yeah, you would like that type of ending, wouldn't you.


win
 
2011-08-29 05:37:26 PM
tvmedia.ign.com
 
2011-08-29 05:40:39 PM
It's nice he's still working.
 
2011-08-29 05:41:36 PM
I actually liked the ending, but you know, you submit what works...

/subby
 
2011-08-29 05:43:13 PM

Roook: [tvmedia.ign.com image 468x239]


that was a badass scene
 
2011-08-29 05:43:22 PM
Good for him, more women need a crotch punching.

In other news, everyone who hated the ending because it only appealed to "10 or 12 people" are the same people who would write an ending that would only appeal to 1 or 1 people.
 
2011-08-29 05:43:25 PM

acaciaavenue: Casey Anthony: I thought the finale was perfect.

Hmm. An ending that pisses off everyone but 10 or 12 people? Yeah, you would like that type of ending, wouldn't you.



+1
 
2011-08-29 05:44:20 PM
Giver her the ol' uppercoont.
 
2011-08-29 05:51:08 PM
Wow I just lost all respect for this guy.

Everyone knows you punch women in the back of the head while farking them from behind and taking bong hits off their back.
 
2011-08-29 05:53:50 PM
The finale was great! So was BSG's.

Oh yeah I went there.
 
2011-08-29 05:55:27 PM

Cymbal: Wow I just lost all respect for this guy.

Everyone knows you punch women in the back of the head while farking them from behind and taking bong hits off their back. snorting lines off their ass.

 
2011-08-29 06:00:37 PM
This is not a very big deal. Unlike men, women have internal genitalia, so the nerves that cause pain when a man gets kicked in the balls is all nice and protected on the inside of a woman. This is why it's amusing/painful to watch a man get hit in the genitals and not a big deal when a women gets hit in the crotch. Try just hitting your wife/girlfriend/whatever with a love tap in that area when you get home and you'll see what I mean. The area is mostly numb so that child birth is less painful and so on. She'll barely feel it, even if you put a little force into it.
 
2011-08-29 06:01:27 PM
Is this his mugshot?
i.cdn.turner.com

/it's not him
//does look like a fat, drunken brother, though
 
2011-08-29 06:05:13 PM

LDM90: The finale was great! So was BSG's.

Oh yeah I went there.


"The Lost ending made no sense!"
"Sure it did. A catastrophe would happen unless a single person was put through a set of trials by something not necessarily supernatural, (but in Asimov's adage: "Sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic") and found to be standing at the end; you had three: Hurley, Jack and Kate. Locke KNEW he wouldn't pass, but he also knew he was going to die. So he set in motion the final 'Trial' for the three; One stays, one dies, one protects after the other two are gone."
"Okay, but the Church..."
"Those were people who failed their trials, or made a sacrifice so others could succeed."
"WHAT'S THE POINT OF THAT?!"
"The whole theme of the story.*"
"THEN HOW DID THEY ALL SURVIVE THE PLA...."
"Now you're understanding 'Reading between the lines'."
"...They were dead already?"
"Yep."
"But they weren't 'Spike Spiegel' clones?"
"No. No one was Jesus in Purgatory."
"Ooooh. So, basically, an ancient people made a device to stop Earth's destruction and the only way they could keep their tech secret was... to RANDOMLY KILL PEOPLE?!"
"Pretty much."
"Wow. That's a farking DARK show."
"Never understood why anyone thought otherwise after the third season, honestly."

* - Live together, Die alone.

//Hurley is probably the greatest example of how being a hero isn't about the guy who takes the bullet, it's the guy who sees it and volunteers to take the next one.
 
2011-08-29 06:07:05 PM

acaciaavenue: Casey Anthony: I thought the finale was perfect.

Hmm. An ending that pisses off everyone but 10 or 12 people? Yeah, you would like that type of ending, wouldn't you.


OMG perfect.
 
2011-08-29 06:10:37 PM
What's the point of punching a woman in the crotch? There's nothing there to hit.
 
2011-08-29 06:12:25 PM
I think if she really wanted to know how Lost fans felt, she would need Matthew Fox to show up at her house once a week for six years, punch her in the crotch, drink all her beer, fark her up the ass with the empty bottles, and shoot her dog. Then when she starts asking questions, tell her "Fark you, because I said that's the way it is and fark you if you don't get it."
 
2011-08-29 06:13:04 PM

Huck And Molly Ziegler: What's the point of punching a woman in the crotch? There's nothing there to hit.


If you've seen the picture of the woman, you might understand why a drunk Matthew Fox aimed there.
 
2011-08-29 06:14:33 PM
I liked the ending at the time but now as I think back I think the final two seasons were a bit all over the place. I dunno, it seems they lost (!) a cohesive thread as they went along and the story kind of fell apart. I'm not all butthurt about it, though, and farking loved watching it.
 
2011-08-29 06:19:52 PM
The worst actor on that whole stupid show. At least Evangeline Lilly is cute.
 
2011-08-29 06:22:21 PM

Roook: [tvmedia.ign.com image 468x239]


Better version (new window)

/Not mine, but always liked it
 
2011-08-29 06:23:37 PM
I think the ending was always going to be 'they're all dead'. But fans picked up on that pretty quick so they veered away from it as much as they could. Then they realized they had to bring it back to that to do their ending.

I thought the journey was fun though. And that's the whole point in watching a show week to week. And it had a much better ending than a lot of sci-fi shows out there

/damn you Quantum Leap!
 
2011-08-29 06:24:34 PM

Jedekai: LDM90: The finale was great! So was BSG's.

Oh yeah I went there.

"The Lost ending made no sense!"
"Sure it did. A catastrophe would happen unless a single person was put through a set of trials by something not necessarily supernatural, (but in Asimov's adage: "Sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic") and found to be standing at the end; you had three: Hurley, Jack and Kate. Locke KNEW he wouldn't pass, but he also knew he was going to die. So he set in motion the final 'Trial' for the three; One stays, one dies, one protects after the other two are gone."
"Okay, but the Church..."
"Those were people who failed their trials, or made a sacrifice so others could succeed."
"WHAT'S THE POINT OF THAT?!"
"The whole theme of the story.*"
"THEN HOW DID THEY ALL SURVIVE THE PLA...."
"Now you're understanding 'Reading between the lines'."
"...They were dead already?"
"Yep."
"But they weren't 'Spike Spiegel' clones?"
"No. No one was Jesus in Purgatory."
"Ooooh. So, basically, an ancient people made a device to stop Earth's destruction and the only way they could keep their tech secret was... to RANDOMLY KILL PEOPLE?!"
"Pretty much."
"Wow. That's a farking DARK show."
"Never understood why anyone thought otherwise after the third season, honestly."

* - Live together, Die alone.

//Hurley is probably the greatest example of how being a hero isn't about the guy who takes the bullet, it's the guy who sees it and volunteers to take the next one.


That is not at all what the ending of the show was...were people watching the same show as me?!

/Personally I think the ending was perfect, as was the series as a whole
 
2011-08-29 06:32:14 PM
me and a bunch of friends got together for a lost finale party and we were all talking about our ideas on how it would end and how everything would rap up and i was thinking aliens or some super advanced technology or lizard people or something but we watched it and they were in heaven that looked like los angeles and they got to hug each other and go to the other heaven and it turns out it was a bunch of stuff that happened that didnt actually have any reason behind it, its like, 6 years of cliffhangers were all there just to get us so we can see everyone hug each other

best finale ever, i mean there were hugs and heaven and another heaven and there was something glowing or something and jack cried again and then there was a hug party
 
2011-08-29 06:34:06 PM
FTA : "This was my self-defence. This was the only way I could protect myself...from a man beating up on a woman."

Who talks that way? Sounds fishy.

Also, I loved Lost.
 
2011-08-29 06:34:12 PM
Aw man, Ovary Punch won't post. Oh well.

The show in a nutshell: developers hype the super-secret, every single fan figures out they're in Limbo, developers panic and steer the show in wildly different direction but end up using essentially Limbo in the finale.

/also, "its time travel!", "there is no time travel in the show", and then time travel.
 
2011-08-29 06:34:18 PM
ll-media.tmz.com

You wouldn't catch me anywhere near that crotch (nor the infected facial piercing).
 
2011-08-29 06:39:42 PM
Psh. I submitted this with an awesomer headline.

/he can punch my vagina a-n-y time he wants.
//call me, matty!
 
2011-08-29 06:48:51 PM

Cymbal: Wow I just lost all respect for this guy.

Everyone knows you punch women in the back of the head while farking them from behind and taking bong hits off their back.


DONKEY PUNCH!

/makes it tighten up
//so nice
 
2011-08-29 06:50:05 PM
And let me guess, after the incident Matthew Fox furrowed his brow, looked confused and his eyes got watery?

/that multi-faith come-to-the-light ending sucked smoke monster's balls
 
2011-08-29 06:58:00 PM

BadAdviceGuy: This is not a very big deal. Unlike men, women have internal genitalia, so the nerves that cause pain when a man gets kicked in the balls is all nice and protected on the inside of a woman. This is why it's amusing/painful to watch a man get hit in the genitals and not a big deal when a women gets hit in the crotch. Try just hitting your wife/girlfriend/whatever with a love tap in that area when you get home and you'll see what I mean. The area is mostly numb so that child birth is less painful and so on. She'll barely feel it, even if you put a little force into it.


Ahhhhh. Almost. I will grant you it's a new twist on the truth-in-advertising screen name principal. Kudos.
 
2011-08-29 07:00:15 PM
He was coming right at my crotch!

images.wikia.com
 
2011-08-29 07:01:37 PM

LowbrowDeluxe: BadAdviceGuy: This is not a very big deal. Unlike men, women have internal genitalia, so the nerves that cause pain when a man gets kicked in the balls is all nice and protected on the inside of a woman. This is why it's amusing/painful to watch a man get hit in the genitals and not a big deal when a women gets hit in the crotch. Try just hitting your wife/girlfriend/whatever with a love tap in that area when you get home and you'll see what I mean. The area is mostly numb so that child birth is less painful and so on. She'll barely feel it, even if you put a little force into it.

Ahhhhh. Almost. I will grant you it's a new twist on the truth-in-advertising screen name principal. Kudos.


..not sure...if...serious.

It definitely hurts, man. I would venture that it does not hurt as much as your precious balls taking a swat, but it does hurt. Eye wateringly so. And right now, I am 33 weeks pregnant; my pubic bones are all loosening and spreading. This also hurts like a biatch.

My inside balls are as cool as your outside balls. Also more attractive.
 
2011-08-29 07:02:11 PM

LiquidTester: me and a bunch of friends got together for a lost finale party and we were all talking about our ideas on how it would end and how everything would rap up and i was thinking aliens or some super advanced technology or lizard people or something but we watched it and they were in heaven that looked like los angeles and they got to hug each other and go to the other heaven and it turns out it was a bunch of stuff that happened that didnt actually have any reason behind it, its like, 6 years of cliffhangers were all there just to get us so we can see everyone hug each other

best finale ever, i mean there were hugs and heaven and another heaven and there was something glowing or something and jack cried again and then there was a hug party


i laughed 'til i cried. best "lost finale" post evar.
 
2011-08-29 07:15:12 PM
I think we're missing the point here.

Matthew Fox got punched in the face. Blood was drawn.

Where's the Hero Tag for her?

Next step are the ABC execs who made Jack the hero of the farking series when Abrams and crew wanted to kill him off.

/Not Guilty!
 
2011-08-29 07:16:23 PM
And many miles away, something crawls to the surface of a dark Scottish loch.
 
2011-08-29 07:17:26 PM

OtherLittleGuy: Matthew Fox got punched in the face. Blood was drawn.

Where's the Hero Tag for her?



Hell, it happened to him on Lost every other week.

I think only Ben Linus got beat up more.
 
2011-08-29 07:19:15 PM

Earguy: And many miles away, something crawls to the surface of a dark Scottish loch.


The Madonna thread is a few down.
 
2011-08-29 07:21:47 PM

caddisfly: [ll-media.tmz.com image 550x350]

You wouldn't catch me anywhere near that crotch (nor the infected facial piercing).


Gah! KILL IT WITH FIRE!!

..........

I apologize for overreacting. I'm calm now.
 
2011-08-29 07:24:51 PM
Worst. Finale. Ever.
 
2011-08-29 07:28:20 PM
I wouldn't have minded the ending had it not meant that all of the off island scenes for the last season were irrelevant to the plot.
 
2011-08-29 07:29:50 PM
I guess I'm getting too old, I was taught to never strike a woman no matter what. Walk away.
 
2011-08-29 07:32:26 PM
He was just trying to get on the bus because "We have to go back!"


//Last few seasons of L O S T s u c k e d.
 
2011-08-29 07:33:28 PM

Casey Anthony: I thought the finale was perfect.


The finale .WAS. perfect. All these butthurt Fark users can go fark themselves.
 
2011-08-29 07:37:20 PM

Your Average Witty Fark User: The finale .WAS. perfect. All these butthurt Fark users can go fark themselves.


You can say it was good, you can say you loved it, you can say lots of things, but perfect is one of the things that is actually quantifiable. If someone can find one thing wrong, it's not perfect, right?
 
2011-08-29 07:50:59 PM
Before asked, I will give you one thing wrong with the finale that should not be debatable. The Ajira flight takes off while Jack is still trying to put the butt-plug back into the island to restart the golden light.

Jack inserts butt-plug.

Golden light restarts.

Jack climbs back out of the cave despite being pretty much dead.

Jack walks back to the same place he was found which was probably at least a mile away.

Jack is about to die and the dog shows up.

Ajira flight flies over-head.

From the time Jack puts the plug back in until the time the dog shows up the Ajira flight isn't long, long, gone? If the the time from plug until death was a minute, or even less than 10 it might be believable. That series of events would take at least 15-20 minutes and Ajira is still around?
 
2011-08-29 07:56:33 PM

LaurenAguilera: ..not sure...if...serious.


His screen name is BadAdviceGuy. If that didn't seriously qualify as bad advice I don't know what possibly would.
 
2011-08-29 08:01:30 PM

cig-mkr: I guess I'm getting too old, I was taught to never strike a woman no matter what. Walk away.


Yup. If you fight, you'll look like an asshole if you beat her up, and you'll look like a pussy if she beats you up. Can't win so you may as well make like a tree and get the fark outta there.
 
2011-08-29 08:09:03 PM

Your Average Witty Fark User: Casey Anthony: I thought the finale was perfect.

The finale .WAS. perfect. All these butthurt Fark users can go fark themselves.

 
2011-08-29 08:09:57 PM
images.icanhascheezburger.com
 
2011-08-29 08:17:50 PM

Ender's: Your Average Witty Fark User: Casey Anthony: I thought the finale was perfect.

The finale .WAS. perfect. All these butthurt Fark users can go fark themselves.


These. Great ending, it was a shame that more people couldn't follow what happened enough to enjoy it.
 
2011-08-29 08:18:28 PM
I think he got a bit confused on just how a khitbash is done.
 
2011-08-29 08:31:04 PM

AdmirableSnackbar: Ender's: Your Average Witty Fark User: Casey Anthony: I thought the finale was perfect.

The finale .WAS. perfect. All these butthurt Fark users can go fark themselves.

These. Great ending, it was a shame that more people couldn't follow what happened enough to enjoy it.


Don't make me this that as well. Oh hell....


This
 
2011-08-29 08:31:54 PM

Jedekai:
"...They were dead already?"
"Yep."


NO
 
2011-08-29 08:38:01 PM

AdmirableSnackbar: Ender's: Your Average Witty Fark User: Casey Anthony: I thought the finale was perfect.

The finale .WAS. perfect. All these butthurt Fark users can go fark themselves.

These. Great ending, it was a shame that more people couldn't follow what happened enough to enjoy it.


Everyone who loved the ending is just trying to justify in their mind wasting over 3 days of that show (and that's taking commercials out). I ducked out after the end of the 1st season and only came back at the last, but my girlfriend caught me up and after it she was pissed.
 
2011-08-29 08:40:57 PM
The reason the Lost finale sucked, in my opinion, is because it failed in both of the areas that made the show so strong earlier in its run (character and mythos). I've watched the show from start to finish again after the finale, and I still have to conclude: the showrunners were brilliant at setting up the story, and terrible at paying it off. Oh well, I enjoyed it while it lasted.
 
2011-08-29 08:44:21 PM
They weren't dead already. They survived. They all died at various points afterwards, Jack after he saved the island, Hurley many many years later after caretaking the island. Kate and Sawyer and the others escaped and died back in the States.

After dying, they were in purgatory experiencing a shared dream of the island. The dream begins during the time shifting. The purpose of the dream is for them all to cultivate acceptance for their traumas and trials. One by one they do, starting with Desmond. Desmond works to "wake" them up.

After they all wake, or come to accept the reality of their deaths (and lives), they gather in the church. From the church they move on to the true afterlife.

All of this is explained by Jack's father.

Personally I thought it was a great finale. Most shows go out with much more ineffective bangs. BSG is an example, a show that took all the drama and plot of the preceding years and turned the entire thing into a big boring lecture about God and "everything happened because God and now we make modern earth". It was trite and thoughtless.

Yes, there is religion in the final Lost episode and even a moral of acceptance, but it was a non-denominational spirituality and a much more effective dialogue on life. Each character respectfully and with thought, each receiving screen time for important character growth and development, for closure on each story. It was nice.

Personally, I think Lost's biggest mistake was the mythology backstory episode. It was uncreative and boring. I usually applauded Lost's reluctance to use cheap CGI (minus smokey), but this was an episode that screamed for fantastic things. Instead we get dippy and dopey walking around in sack cloth, and a very cliche Able-Cain story. Personally I had hoped for something more epic, clashes of universal energies and cosmic convergences and big flashy awesome things and transforming immortal entities fighting over the existence of the world, Jacob and Smokey being the personifications of such.
 
2011-08-29 08:47:46 PM

AdmirableSnackbar: Ender's: Your Average Witty Fark User: Casey Anthony: I thought the finale was perfect.

The finale .WAS. perfect. All these butthurt Fark users can go fark themselves.

These. Great ending, it was a shame that more people couldn't follow what happened enough to enjoy it.


I bet there are people out there that say the same thing about the Twilight books.

/you didn't like it because you just didn't understand it!
 
2011-08-29 08:58:31 PM

mjbok: Your Average Witty Fark User: The finale .WAS. perfect. All these butthurt Fark users can go fark themselves.

You can say it was good, you can say you loved it, you can say lots of things, but perfect is one of the things that is actually quantifiable. If someone can find one thing wrong, it's not perfect, right?


I LOVED it. Thought it perfectly fit. If you didn't like it, chances are you had something else on mind so much you couldn't except anything else. I kept an open mind and walked away happy.
The music, camera angles, acting and end was a phenomenal piece if tv.
 
2011-08-29 09:02:12 PM

scottydoesntknow: AdmirableSnackbar: Ender's: Your Average Witty Fark User: Casey Anthony: I thought the finale was perfect.

The finale .WAS. perfect. All these butthurt Fark users can go fark themselves.

These. Great ending, it was a shame that more people couldn't follow what happened enough to enjoy it.

Everyone who loved the ending is just trying to justify in their mind wasting over 3 days of that show (and that's taking commercials out). I ducked out after the end of the 1st season and only came back at the last, but my girlfriend caught me up and after it she was pissed.


Yeah, wasting. That's what I call it.
remotelyentertaining.files.wordpress.com
 
2011-08-29 09:21:23 PM

Lumbar Puncture: AdmirableSnackbar: Ender's: Your Average Witty Fark User: Casey Anthony: I thought the finale was perfect.

The finale .WAS. perfect. All these butthurt Fark users can go fark themselves.

These. Great ending, it was a shame that more people couldn't follow what happened enough to enjoy it.

I bet there are people out there that say the same thing about the Twilight books.

/you didn't like it because you just didn't understand it!


I wouldn't know as I've never read or watched Twighlight. As far as I know it starts out full of suck and ends that way. But Lost was awesome from the start and lots of people who followed it the whole way through have issues with the ending. The vast majority of their criticisms are dismissed as inaccurate based solely on the content of the last episode(s). Which, to me, says that they either didn't pay attention to it or failed to fully grasp the concepts presented. YMMV.
 
2011-08-29 09:48:38 PM
What a piece of shiat. I'm glad she broke her hand on his mouth.
 
2011-08-29 09:59:58 PM

StoPPeRmobile: scottydoesntknow: AdmirableSnackbar: Ender's: Your Average Witty Fark User: Casey Anthony: I thought the finale was perfect.

The finale .WAS. perfect. All these butthurt Fark users can go fark themselves.

These. Great ending, it was a shame that more people couldn't follow what happened enough to enjoy it.

Everyone who loved the ending is just trying to justify in their mind wasting over 3 days of that show (and that's taking commercials out). I ducked out after the end of the 1st season and only came back at the last, but my girlfriend caught me up and after it she was pissed.

Yeah, wasting. That's what I call it.
[remotelyentertaining.files.wordpress.com image 480x270]


Good LAWD she fine.
 
2011-08-29 10:05:50 PM

cig-mkr: I guess I'm getting too old, I was taught to never strike a woman no matter what. Walk away.


Her description sounds ludicrous, so he probably didn't strike her.
 
2011-08-29 10:06:47 PM

AdmirableSnackbar: The vast majority of their criticisms are dismissed as inaccurate based solely on the content of the last episode(s). Which, to me, says that they either didn't pay attention to it or failed to fully grasp the concepts presented. YMMV.


The horse has been beaten to death already, but if you enjoyed it, good and I'm not trying to take that away from you. I got it, and thought it was bullshiat. At least it killed time well.
 
2011-08-29 10:15:14 PM
About the bus...

He had no choice.

He HAD to go back.
 
2011-08-29 10:22:47 PM
Well, at least he didn't motorboat her...
 
2011-08-29 10:54:20 PM

FerneJohn: cig-mkr: I guess I'm getting too old, I was taught to never strike a woman no matter what. Walk away.

Her description sounds ludicrous, so he probably didn't strike her.


Not that ludicrous. Drunk belligerent guy tries to board party bus. Is turned away, starts throwing punches, gets punched back.

/Party bus, you gotta watch out for hop ons.
 
2011-08-29 11:28:59 PM
I bet we find out that she wouldn't let him on the bus because there wasn't a Jack Shephard on the list.
 
2011-08-29 11:53:04 PM
sound like he is a fan of Jenna Marbles... he was doing "The Face"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wRXa971Xw0
 
2011-08-30 12:52:27 AM
yeah, I liked the ending of Lost. I maybe would have liked to see Kate, Sawyer, Claire, Lapidus, Richard, and Miles getting safely back...somewhere, LA, I guess, but even the supernatural weirdness of the ending was okay with me. the show brought in the giant smoke monster pretty early, it's not as though it was totally grounded in reality and then went totally loopy, the supernatural crazy was just part of the story.
 
2011-08-30 01:02:35 AM

Moonvale: yeah, I liked the ending of Lost. I maybe would have liked to see Kate, Sawyer, Claire, Lapidus, Richard, and Miles getting safely back...somewhere, LA, I guess, but even the supernatural weirdness of the ending was okay with me. the show brought in the giant smoke monster pretty early, it's not as though it was totally grounded in reality and then went totally loopy, the supernatural crazy was just part of the story.


I'm happy with the finale overall. Although I will agree with the previous statement that making the flash-sideways turn out to be the afterlife felt like a bit of a cheat. It's obvious it was an intentional psych-out. I was somewhat disappointed that nothing in it really turned out to be relevant to the main plot and amounted to fanfic to give characters happy endings. It was basically the writers trying to have their cake and eat it too.
 
kab
2011-08-30 01:03:10 AM
The finale itself was fine. It did some things right, and was a valiant wrap up considering all the loose ends and half assed explanations they gave under the excuse of "well, that wasn't important to the story", despite stringing audiences along for multiple seasons with promises otherwise.
 
2011-08-30 01:35:29 AM

kab: The finale itself was fine. It did some things right, and was a valiant wrap up considering all the loose ends and half assed explanations they gave under the excuse of "well, that wasn't important to the story", despite stringing audiences along for multiple seasons with promises otherwise.


Considering the limitations of television, I think they did about as good as they could. They only have so much control over actors that suddenly want to leave or the network's whims on how many season they get. If they didn't get that definitive episode count partway through season three, Lost would have meandered much much worse.

Once of the tightest plotted shows I can think of is B5, and that mostly works because all of the episodes covering the main arc were written by a single person.
 
2011-08-30 01:51:58 AM
warmingglow.uproxx.com
 
2011-08-30 02:07:01 AM
I want me some young Eloise with the strap for her bag between her titties and pushing them apart.
 
2011-08-30 10:07:22 AM

StoPPeRmobile: scottydoesntknow: AdmirableSnackbar: Ender's: Your Average Witty Fark User: Casey Anthony: I thought the finale was perfect.

The finale .WAS. perfect. All these butthurt Fark users can go fark themselves.

These. Great ending, it was a shame that more people couldn't follow what happened enough to enjoy it.

Everyone who loved the ending is just trying to justify in their mind wasting over 3 days of that show (and that's taking commercials out). I ducked out after the end of the 1st season and only came back at the last, but my girlfriend caught me up and after it she was pissed.

Yeah, wasting. That's what I call it.
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She's hot, but how long did that GIS take? About .23 seconds? Yea I'd call 3 days waiting for a panty shot you can find online in .23 seconds wasted.
 
2011-08-30 10:46:14 AM
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2011-08-30 10:53:26 AM
Wrong one. I meant to post this one.
 
2011-08-30 11:28:46 AM
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2011-08-30 11:31:34 AM

NeoCortex42: Considering the limitations of television, I think they did about as good as they could. They only have so much control over actors that suddenly want to leave or the network's whims on how many season they get. If they didn't get that definitive episode count partway through season three, Lost would have meandered much much worse.


With respect, I completely disagree. As much as Lindleof and Cuse crowed about how happy they were with setting the date like that, they had already concocted sooo many crazy plot threads, there was no WAY they were going to resolve everything by the final season. And say what you want about "enjoying the ride" or "it's about the characters," but right from the pilot, they created a plot. Driven. Show. They drove blind with it for years and then realized they had to find the actual road sooner or later.

Lost became that rare example of a show that actually needed to meander a little longer. They were trying to cram a ten-pound bag of mystery into a one pound bag of final season.
 
2011-08-30 11:36:26 AM

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Go on.....
 
2011-08-30 11:50:28 AM

A Screaming Man with Two-Toned Shoes: NeoCortex42: Considering the limitations of television, I think they did about as good as they could. They only have so much control over actors that suddenly want to leave or the network's whims on how many season they get. If they didn't get that definitive episode count partway through season three, Lost would have meandered much much worse.

With respect, I completely disagree. As much as Lindleof and Cuse crowed about how happy they were with setting the date like that, they had already concocted sooo many crazy plot threads, there was no WAY they were going to resolve everything by the final season. And say what you want about "enjoying the ride" or "it's about the characters," but right from the pilot, they created a plot. Driven. Show. They drove blind with it for years and then realized they had to find the actual road sooner or later.

Lost became that rare example of a show that actually needed to meander a little longer. They were trying to cram a ten-pound bag of mystery into a one pound bag of final season.


I'm not claiming it was perfect, but I think it would have been much worse had they not had an end date. The random creating of new mysteries that happened through the first few seasons would have gotten worse. There would have been many more loose ends, and they probably would have ended up with half a season to wrap things up on short notice if the network allowed them to.
 
2011-08-30 12:06:06 PM
The lost finale was terrible. I'll paraphrase what a fellow farker said about the ending sequence of the finale:

"It was a masturbatory in-show cast reunion."

I was also disappointed with the way the rivalry between Ben and Widmore played out. Ben seemed like a such a mastermind throughout most of the seasons and by the end of the show he was pretty much a pawn.

/Still like the show overall
 
2011-08-30 01:40:34 PM

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2011-08-30 05:00:07 PM

No_Sir: I was also disappointed with the way the rivalry between Ben and Widmore played out. Ben seemed like a such a mastermind throughout most of the seasons and by the end of the show he was pretty much a pawn.

/Still like the show overall


He was always a pawn, just a very smart sociopathic pawn. His issues with Jacob and Richard and other characters always showed him to have inferiority issues, which were explained by the father backstory.
 
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